Port Pipavav is managed and operated by APM Terminals, the ports and terminals company of the maritime giant, the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group. APM Terminals is one of the largest container terminal operators in the world and offers the global shipping community an integrated Global Terminal Network of 56 ports and 154 inland facilities in 63 countries.
With a presence in every major market, APM Terminals serves all major trade lanes providing our customers with the most advanced terminal technology, equipment and operations in the industry. It has two facilities in India currently – India’s largest and most successful container terminal, APM Terminals Mumbai (earlier known as Gateway Terminals India), in JNPT at Nhava Sheva, Mumbai; and Port Pipavav in Gujarat.
Port Pipavav, a successful public-private enterprise, is emerging as an important gateway port on the West Coast of India for containers, bulk and liquid cargo. Located just 152 nautical miles from Nhava Sheva in Mumbai or 10 hours steaming time, Port Pipavav provides excellent access to the main shipping lines as well as to the cargo belt in the northwestern region of India.
With a 43.01% stake, APM Terminals is the largest shareholder in Port Pipavav. Port Pipavav went public in September 2010 and raised Rs 500 Crores capital from the markets. Other key shareholders in Port Pipavav are: New York Life International India Fund (Mauritius) LLC; IDFC Infrastructure Fund; The Infrastructure Fund of India; IL&FS Trust Company Ltd.; Jacob Ballas Capital India Pvt. Ltd.; Unit Trust of India; Industrial Development Bank of India; and India Infrastructure Fund.